Restrictions lifted ‘in toto’ on NH from May 27

Restrictions lifted ‘in toto’ on NH from May 27

SRINAGAR: “Following a review of the security situation in the state and of the requirement of security forces’ convoys, the Governor has decided to lift the remaining restrictions on civilian movement on the National Highway (NH-44) connecting Jammu to Srinagar with effect from Monday, 27.5.2019,” said a press release issued by the J&K Government’s information […]

Advisor Sharma discusses construction issues on Srinagar-Jammu highway

Advisor Sharma discusses construction issues on Srinagar-Jammu highway

JAMMU: Advisor to Governor KK Sharma today convened a meeting with the committee of experts of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), constituted to assess the situation of land sliding and unstable slopes on National Highway, besides discussing the issues faced by the implementing agency in undertaking hassle-free four-laning of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. Threadbare discussions […]

Development of Srinagar marred by govt’s apathy: Omar

Development of Srinagar marred by govt’s apathy: Omar

Srinagar: Alleging that the absence of popular government is taking toll on the state’s development scenario, the National Conference (NC) vice-president and former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday claimed that neither the government of India nor the state government invested in the augmentation of urban infrastructure of the Srinagar city in the past five […]

KCCI concerned over lease of Zakura land to paramilitary

KCCI concerned over lease of Zakura land to paramilitary

Srinagar: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has expressed concern at the decision of the Governor’s Administration to lease out 60 kanals of industrial land to the government forces, and noted that, if needed, it would approach the High Court in this regard. A spokesperson of the KCCI stated that the business community […]

PVWT demands ban on use of pellet guns in Kashmir

PVWT demands ban on use of pellet guns in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Pellet Victims Welfare Trust (PVWT) on Monday held a peaceful protest demonstration in Srinagar demanding ban on the use of pellet guns in Kashmir. Scores of pellets victims from various districts of the valley assembled in press enclave here holding placards which read “Pellet Gun Lethal Weapon”, “Ban on pellet gun”, “Stop use of […]

Ramadan shopping hit as Pakistani dresses stop coming via LoC trade

Ramadan shopping hit as Pakistani dresses stop coming via LoC trade

Srinagar: Pakistani designer dresses which have been trending in Kashmir for many years now are not so readily available in markets these days, after the cross-LoC trade was suspended by the Indian government. This has badly affected supplies in market and hugely escalated the prices. Pakistani ethnic wear has huge demand in Kashmir especially during […]

Magisterial inquiry ordered in Bhaderwah youth’s death

Magisterial inquiry ordered in Bhaderwah youth’s death

DODA: District Magistrate (DM) Doda, Dr Sagar D Doifode has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the death of Nayeem Ahmed resident of Qilla Mohallah, Bhaderwah. As per the order issued by DM, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Thatri Mohammad Anwar Bandey has been appointed as Inquiry Officer. “The SDM will also carry out an inquiry into stone-throwing, clashes […]

NC leader criticises govt over lack of civic amenities in Srinagar

NC leader criticises govt over lack of civic amenities in Srinagar

Srinagar: The National Conference leader Ali Muhammad Sagar on Sunday criticised the government over the lack of civic amenities in Srinagar city and said the appalling condition of city roads debunks the tall claims of governor’s administration. According to the statement issued here, Sagar stated this while touring many localities of Khanyar constituency. He said […]

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